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Date Posted : 2022-06-15 Job Type : Industrial Engineer Location : Windsor Annual Salary : TBD Years Experience : 5 plus JOB SUMMARY Lead Continuous Improvement efforts focused on Manufacturing processes, Material flow, Labor utilization, Production efficiency and help in achieving the Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost objectives of the organization.. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Conduct Continuous improvement workshops to educate all associates on the fundamentals of Lean manufacturing, improve productivity and promote Lean culture throughout the organization. Work closely with the Plant Manager in planning and execution of plant business Strategy Deployment. Perform Industrial engineering analysis of new and established processes and recommend improvements. Advice the Operations department on issues related to production efficiency. Coordinate and manage cost saving projects. Improve the Safety and Ergonomic standards of processes and work areas. Increase equipment availability by implementing Total Productive Maintenance program. Optimize the cell layout, line balancing and process flow to improve production efficiency. Implement a 5S and Visual management program to streamline the operations. Set up Kanban based Pull systems for material flow within the factory as well as to the customer. Analyze and improve the flow, routing, packaging, storage and handling of material in and out of processes. Perform Value stream mapping of processes to identify and eliminate non-value add activities. Promote one piece continuous flow and Standardized work through out the organization. Establish process flows, cell layout, man power planning, material flow and best practices for new and existing processes. Experience within a Unionized Environment is considered an asset Any other duties or assignments deemed necessary. Job Requirements EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE BS: Electrical Engineering, Industrial Technology, or other technical discipline plus 3 years experience in a controls/robotic environment; -or- 7+ years experience and training in a similar role and environment. Knowledge of WCM/Lean Manufacturing principles and practices with JIS?JIT production systems Experience in automotive assembly processes is preferred. Experience in planning and coordinating new program launch activities Experience in coordinating special projects, purchase and justification of capital equipment. Experience in creating process flows, Work standards and inventory management systems. Experience in performing manufacturing cost calculations and managing cost reduction projects. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Hands on experience in implementation of lean tools involving Kaizen, Pull system of material flow, Kanban, JIT, Total Productive maintenance, Value stream mapping, 5S, Visual Management, SMED, Continuous flow and Standardized work in an automotive manufacturing setting. Time & Motion studies, Line balancing, Capacity planning, Labor utilization, Production planning and control and other industrial engineering principles. Layout planning and design using AutoCAD.,Microsoft Applications, MTM analysis Good knowledge of business performance measures and plant operation metrics used in the automotive industry. Demonstrate strong leadership abilities, good written and verbal communication skills. Excellent computer skills and proficiency in MS Project, Access, Excel, Power point and Visio. Good understanding of PPAP, APQP, FMEA, 3 step 5-why root cause analysis, Process capability studies, TS 16949, ISO 14000 and other quality tools & systems used in the automotive industry.